Category Archives: Agricultural Policy

Congress can do better on GMO labeling

Both the Senate and House have passed the “DARK Act” (S. 764), a controversial bill that’s been debated for several years now. The bill is being touted as a “compromise” but falls woefully short on requiring mandatory, on-package labeling. The bill instead gives companies … Continue reading

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Talking Organic Seed in Washington, DC

OSA just returned from an inspiring National Organic Coalition (NOC) membership meeting in Washington, DC, which included a day on Capitol Hill educating members of Congress on a number of organic policy topics. Among several messages delivered was the need … Continue reading

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Summer Newsletter: A Roadmap for Organic Seed

I’m excited to share that State of Organic Seed, 2016 is now available! This report is part of our ongoing project to monitor the status of organic seed in the US and execute recommendations that increase the diversity, quality, and … Continue reading

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Just Released! State of Organic Seed, 2016

We’re proud to announce our first five-year update on the status of organic seed in the US. The report, State of Organic Seed, 2016, is part of an ongoing project to measure progress in meeting the organic seed needs of farmers. Organic … Continue reading

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Spring Newsletter: Back to the field

What an event! Thanks to those of you who made it to Corvallis, Oregon, last month for our 8th Organic Seed Growers Conference. Participants were diverse, representing 34 states, 10 countries, and 20 universities. In the words of one participant, … Continue reading

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